Betty Bethea (1947 - 1990)

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Betty Bethea
1947 - 1990
updated February 06, 2019
Betty Bethea was born on December 20, 1947. She died on September 30, 1990 at 42 years old. We know that Betty Bethea had been residing in Pascagoula, Jackson County, Mississippi 39581.

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Betty Bethea passed away on September 30, 1990 at age 42. She was born on December 20, 1947. We are unaware of information about Betty's immediate family. We know that Betty Bethea had been residing in Pascagoula, Jackson County, Mississippi 39581.
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In 1947, in the year that Betty Bethea was born, on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

In 1955, at the age of only 8 years old, Betty was alive when on September 30th, movie star James Dean, 24, died in a car accident. He was headed in his new Porsche 550 to a race in Salinas California when, traveling at 85 mph, he collided with a 1950 Ford Tudor, also speeding, driven by a 23 year old college student. Dean died, his passenger and the other driver survived.

In 1960, when she was just 13 years old, on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

In 1975, at the age of 28 years old, Betty was alive when on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

In 1990, in the year of Betty Bethea's passing, after 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela, the leader of the movement to end South African apartheid was released on February 11th 1990.

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Ned R Bethea
Jul 2, 1920 - Oct 9, 1999
Little Rock, AR
Jesse L Bethea
Jun 14, 1911 - Jul 6, 1994
Memphis, TN
James W Bethea
Oct 1, 1914 - Feb 27, 1993
Arkadelphia, AR
Olive E Bethea
May 1, 1915 - Aug 7, 2005
Miami, FL
Carl Bethea
Dec 29, 1890 - October 1972
Fordyce, Arkansas
Gordie Bethea
Feb 25, 1901 - December 1979
Hermitage, Arkansas
Ollie Bethea
May 9, 1883 - Jul 15, 1973
Malvern, AR
Wilson Bethea
May 14, 1921 - March 1980
Hampton, Arkansas
Earl W Bethea
Jan 21, 1917 - Jul 21, 1981
Lela B Bethea
Nov 30, 1912 - June 1996
Crossett, AR
Hope R Bethea
Oct 25, 1917 - Sep 18, 2005
Fort Worth, TX
Ann Elisabeth Bethea
Nov 29, 1945 - Nov 30, 2009
Fort Worth, Texas
Bryan Bethea
Sep 22, 1896 - January 1968
Arkansas
Fred Bethea
Jun 11, 1918 - May 1987
Little Rock, Arkansas
Edith F Bethea
Oct 30, 1920 - Apr 5, 2007
Camden, AR
Robert W Bethea
Dec 1, 1918 - Sep 5, 2000
Little Rock, AR
Allynne P Bethea
Apr 29, 1918 - August 1995
Dothan, AL
Marceline C Bethea
Apr 7, 1921 - Mar 18, 1993
Hampton, AR
Bessie Bethea
May 22, 1894 - April 1982
Camden, Arkansas
Sybil Bethea
Sep 2, 1921 - February 1968
Little Rock, Arkansas

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Dickie Waltman
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J C Carter
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